Entries in 'Microsoft' (543)

Xbox: We are in a good place now

Xbox: We are in a good place now

Microsoft says Xbox One has overcome its difficult start and is now braced for the biggest launch in its history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 14th 2013 at 1:06PM in News
New research claims PS4 in pole position for next-gen

New research claims PS4 in pole position for next-gen

A new report states that PS4 is narrowly ahead of Xbox One as the new consoles hit shelves.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 14th 2013 at 12:50PM in News
Former Sony man Jeff Rubenstein joins Xbox

Former Sony man Jeff Rubenstein joins Xbox

Microsoft has announced that former SCEA social media manager Jeff Rubenstein has been appointed as social media director at Xbox.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2013 at 3:18PM in News
10,000 retailers ready to open doors for Xbox One

10,000 retailers ready to open doors for Xbox One

Microsoft has said that over 10,000 retailers across the globe will be opening their doors for the launch of Xbox One on November 22nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2013 at 2:56PM in News

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Microsoft co-founder thinks Xbox should be sold-off

Microsoft co-founder thinks Xbox should be sold-off

A possible sell-off for the Xbox brand by owner Microsoft has been touted for a second time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2013 at 11:25AM in News
VIDEO: See Xbox One's 'snap' in action

VIDEO: See Xbox One's 'snap' in action

Microsoft has released a video showing how its ‘snap’ feature will work on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2013 at 10:57AM in News
Ubisoft suggests PS4 pre-orders are ahead of Xbox One

Ubisoft suggests PS4 pre-orders are ahead of Xbox One

There have been more pre-orders for PS4 than Xbox One, Ubisoft chief executive Yves Guillemot has suggested.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2013 at 9:20AM in News
IHS predicts 11m unit for PS4 over Xbox One by 2017

IHS predicts 11m unit for PS4 over Xbox One by 2017

PS4 will have outsold its rival Xbox One to the tune of 11m units within five years, research firm IHS has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2013 at 12:43PM in News

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Xbox One game downloads will fill up the hard drive pretty quick

Xbox One game downloads will fill up the hard drive pretty quick

The additional graphical flourish that will accompany next-gen games will result in another fundamental change – filesizes are set to explode.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2013 at 10:58AM in News
The Cloud unlikely to deliver Xbox 360 backwards compatibility to Xbox One

The Cloud unlikely to deliver Xbox 360 backwards compatibility to Xbox One

It’s looking unlikely that Microsoft will bring Xbox 360 backwards compatibility to Xbox One via its Cloud computing services.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 10:39AM in News
VIDEO: Microsoft's shows off Xbox One's slick UI

VIDEO: Microsoft's shows off Xbox One's slick UI

The Xbox One’s Kinect-controlled UI is the focus of a new video from Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2013 at 2:52PM in News
Prospective new Microsoft boss Elop tipped to sell off Xbox business

Prospective new Microsoft boss Elop tipped to sell off Xbox business

Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop is being tipped to replace outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2013 at 11:31AM in News

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Ryse designer says Xbox One resolution is a "non-issue"

Ryse designer says Xbox One resolution is a "non-issue"

The design director of Xbox One launch title Ryse: Son of Rome has said that gamers should stop fixating on the “non-issue” of game resolutions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2013 at 10:10AM in News
Xbox One will 'start ahead' and 'stay ahead' of PS4

Xbox One will 'start ahead' and 'stay ahead' of PS4

Craig Flannagan, Microsoft Canada's Xbox director of marketing has delivered the platform holder’s most bullish pre-launch prep talk for some time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2013 at 3:57PM in News
White Xbox One raises £5,000 for GamesAid

White Xbox One raises £5,000 for GamesAid

The rare white Xbox One has been sold for £5,000, GamesAid has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 7th 2013 at 12:17PM in News
Microsoft: 'Games should be defined by more than framerate and resolution'

Microsoft: 'Games should be defined by more than framerate and resolution'

Head of Microsoft Studios Phil Spencer has at last responded to the weeks of criticism being levelled at the Xbox One over its resolution support.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2013 at 9:51AM in News

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Microsoft: Core first-party titles will see release on PC

Microsoft: Core first-party titles will see release on PC

Microsoft has shifted its focus back to developing Windows PC releases of first party titles, VP Phil Spencer has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 7th 2013 at 6:55AM in News
ID@Xbox devs offered free Unity Xbox One deployment add-on

ID@Xbox devs offered free Unity Xbox One deployment add-on

Xbox One developers registered with Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program are entitled to the Unity Xbox One deployment add-on at no cost, Unity CEO David Helgason has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 5th 2013 at 8:35PM in News
GamesAid auctioning off White Commemorative Edition Xbox One console

GamesAid auctioning off White Commemorative Edition Xbox One console

UK video games charity GamesAid has a very special item on auction for those pondering an Xbox One Purchase.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2013 at 3:31PM in News
Kinect Sports Rivals Preseason free to all Xbox One owners

Kinect Sports Rivals Preseason free to all Xbox One owners

A free trial version of Kinect Sports Rivals will be made available as a download for all Xbox One owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 3:24PM in News
Halo: Spartan Assault coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360

Halo: Spartan Assault coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360

Microsoft has confirmed an Xbox One and Xbox 360 release for its most recent Halo game, Halo: Spartan Assault.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 3:03PM in News
Penello: "Frenzy for news and drama is clouding logic and reason"

Penello: "Frenzy for news and drama is clouding logic and reason"

Microsoft has said that the furore surrounding Xbox One on some parts of the internet “is clouding logic and reason”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 2:35PM in News
New Xbox Live TOU signs away Microsoft's right to share info with partners

New Xbox Live TOU signs away Microsoft's right to share info with partners

Microsoft has confirmed some changes to its Xbox Live Terms Of Use that seem to enable data sharing with commercial partners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 11:29AM in News
Microsoft dismisses Xbox One OS concerns

Microsoft dismisses Xbox One OS concerns

Rumours doing the rounds about development difficulties with the Xbox One’s operating system are untrue, according to Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 10:44AM in News
Jonathan Ross is now an executive producer at Microsoft Studios

Jonathan Ross is now an executive producer at Microsoft Studios

Microsoft has hired TV chat show host Jonathan Ross as an executive producer at its Xbox games division.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 9:37AM in News